Tamer El-Raghy Appointed as Managing Director, Acumen Capital Partners

NEW YORK, NY, December 2018 – Bridge Partners is excited to share the appointment of Tamer El-Raghy as Managing Director at Acumen Capital Partners.

Acumen ( is changing the way the world tackles poverty by investing patient capital in businesses whose products and services are enabling the poor to transform their lives.

Tamer will lead a $50m Agriculture-focused fund that intends to reach over 10M people by 2030 with products & services that improve smallholder productivity, income, and climate resilience at scale.

He joins Acumen Capital Partners from responsAbility Investments AG, where he was Head of Private Equity Africa, Agriculture & Food. Previously he had a lengthy career at Cargill including roles as General Manager, Africa, Cargill Animal Feed, and Business Development Lead, Middle East and Africa, Cargill Grain & Oil Seeds.

Tamer holds a Master in Business Administration from New York University, a PhD from Drexel University’s Department of Materials Engineering, and Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees from Cairo University’s Department of Metallurgical Engineering.


• Bridge Partners ( is a retained executive search firm with unique expertise in attracting and retaining senior, diverse executives and over 15 years of experience executing global leadership searches.

• We have both an international nonprofit practice (clients include TechnoServe, Global Health Corp, Project Concern International, Pact, Digital Green) and a global for-profit practice (clients include GE, Starbucks, McKesson, Novartis, Freddie Mac).

• What they have in common is a desire to adapt to a changing global market and diversify their leadership teams in order to reflect their employee base, as well as the global communities and constituents they serve. They retain Bridge Partners to leverage our innovative search approach and our track-record of presenting the highest caliber, diverse executives.

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